Volunteers and the Law - Friday 29th Jan (10am-12pm)
The aim of the session is to give coordinators of volunteers a better understanding of their legal obligations in managing their volunteers effectively. It covers such things as employment law, health and safety and lone working.
The course is appropriate for trustees, committee members and paid staff with responsibility for making decisions about volunteers.
At the end of this session, learners should be able to:
Identify areas of the law that relate to involving volunteers
Recognise ways to reduce risks and potential legal challenges around involving volunteers
Understand how to create good practice in involving volunteers in your organisation.